SPC’s Public Service Week Offers Look at Career Opportunities

public service week

Have you ever considered a career as a police officer, paralegal, crime scene technician, or city manager?  How about a firefighter or emergency medical technician? Join us for St. Petersburg College’s Public Service Week, where showcase and panel events are opportunities to:

  • Learn more about the programs and expectations at SPC
  • Meet faculty and staff
  • Review and explore career opportunities
  • Tour the facilities
  • Hear from leaders in the public service profession

Wednesday 2/20/19: Public Safety Career Fair
3:30-7 p.m., SPC EpiCenter Boardroom, 13805 58th St N, Clearwater

Learn more about current opportunities and positions in Public Safety. Many of the local agencies will be in attendance to discuss their current postings. Business Dress required.

Tuesday 2/26/19: Public Safety Showcase
4:30-7 p.m., Allstate Center Campus DeSoto Room, 3200 34th St S, St. Petersburg

Come visit the Allstate Center, home of our Public Safety and EMS programs. The event will have an interactive tour of the Allstate Center, project demonstrations by students in our Public Safety Programs, Q&A sessions with first responder personnel, screening agencies, and SPC Faculty. If you are looking to pursue a career in public safety, this is the event you should attend.

Wednesday 2/27/19 – Creating A Community of Care: Doing Well by Doing Good 
7-8:30 p.m., Clearwater Campus ES building, Room 104,2465 Drew St, Clearwater

From enhancing your resume to establishing new connections to growing leadership skills, learn from community leaders what giving back can do for your career. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Tara Newsom from the SPC Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement and will consist of local leaders from the following service organizations:

Thursday 2/28/19 –– Exploring Public Safety Programs
6 – 7:00 PM, Online

Join us online for an interactive Titan Thursday Webinar exploring Public Safety program at SPC. We will review all of the programs offered at SPC, for both traditional law enforcement and non-sworn positions. We will also explore some of the facilities at the SPC Allstate Center, home of the Southeastern Public Safety Institute.


Friday 3/1/19 – PCSO Mini Citizens Academy
10 – 11:00 a.m., Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, 10750 Ulmerton Rd, Largo

Come join a private version of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Academy for SPC Students, Staff and Alumni. Guests will have a chance to view the facilities and equipment, hear about current and future employment opportunities and participate in a Q&A with Sheriff Bob Gualtieri. Space is Limited! Register at https://web.spcollege.edu/survey/27946.

Other related events

We are also hosting several other related events on our campuses during the week:

Legal Studies Info Session – Monday 2/25/19, 5:30-7:00 PM, Clearwater Campus, ES Building, Room 123

SPC Reads Ethical Discussion: The Hate U Give – Tuesday 2/26/19, 12:30 – 1:45 PM, Presented by Dr. Adeniji Odutola at the Tarpon Springs Campus, FA Building Lobby

For more information and points of contact on these events, please follow the links above. You can also email Nicholson.Jason@spcollege.edu.

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